TEEKS, A VIDEO ESSAY (2021): Soul star rising

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TEEKS, A VIDEO ESSAY (2021): Soul star rising
If there is one long-awaited debut album from a New Zealand artist it is that by Teeks – Te Karehana Gardiner-Toi (Ngāpuhi, Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti Ranginui) – whose 2017 debut EP The Grapefruit Skies announced a major talent.

His writing and vocal style brought together gospel language (Wash Over Me) and classic 60s soul (If Only, Never Be Apart) .

You believed every word he sang and he went on to win awards and acclaim.

His debut album Something to Feel – released on Friday March 26 – however has arrived in parts: Eight of the songs were released on two EPs (I and II) last year with four more now added.

But it stands as a coherent piece of work.

So here is a short video journey through some of Teeks' signpost songs on the way to Something to Feel and we end with the promo clip for the album

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Wash Over Me

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Never Be Apart

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If Only

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Without You

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Interview

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Remember Me

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Something to Feel album promo

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